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She Hung Nooses on Halloween. What Happened Next Was Surprising

When on Halloween, thinking she was referencing a horror film, a white resident displayed brown paper cartoon figures hanging from nooses in a historically black neighborhood in Brooklyn, she learned about the harm caused by ignorance of American and African…

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New Jersey Education Association Reinforces its Commitment to Implementing the Amistad Curriculum

At this past week’s New Jersey Education Association Convention, Gov. Phil Murphy joined NJEA President Marie Blistan and others “to highlight work being done to integrate New Jersey’s Amistad Curriculum more deeply into our public schools.”  Also “announced [was] the…

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Princeton seminary will pay $27M in slavery reparations

“Princeton Theological Seminary will set aside more than $25 million to pay reparations for its historical ties to slavery, thrusting the seminary to the forefront of a national debate over how America’s should reconcile with its slave-owning past. Calling the…

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City of Madison declares racism a public health crisis

The city of Madison signed on to a statewide resolution declaring racism as a public health crisis Tuesday.  “’I’m glad that someone is recognizing it as a health issue. . . .’ said Alexander Gee Jr., the president and founder…

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The white southerners who changed their views on racism

Donna Ladd reports on her interviews with white Mississippians who have changed how they understand white supremacy, symbols such as the Mississippi state flag, and interracial relationships.  To read her article, click here.

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